Ohioans enshrine abortion right in state constitution

(The Center Square) – Ohio voters easily approved Tuesday a constitutional amendment that enshrines the right to have an abortion.
The Associated Press called the election for Issue 1 shortly after 9 p.m. with a little less than 25% of precincts reporting and approval leading 57.4% to 42.6%.
Ohio became the seventh state to protect abortion access after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June 2022.
“Together, Ohioans United for Reproductive Rights passed Issue 1 and put Ohioans back in charge of their personal decisions about pregnancy and abortion. We successfully enshrined the right to reproductive freedom into the Ohio Constitution,” Lauren …